For more than a decade, the counties supporting the 41-mile line that runs from Big Lake to the Target Field station in Minneapolis have used a funding formula based on population within 5 miles of the line. That formula is the basis on which the participating counties "built the future of the line," Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin said Friday. Anoka County pays 53.9 percent of the local counties' obligation.
The long-awaited Northstar commuter rail line could get a boost from a pending federal transportation package, but it’s causing squabbling among Minnesota members of Congress.
May 16, 2009
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